Sports News Review start with the football, and Real Madrid won the UEFA Super Cup, since after the extra time beat Sevilla with the score 3:2. Regular part of the encounter ended with the score 2:2, and overtime to the current champion of Europe brought Sergio Ramos with a goal in injury time. Real Madrid in a match in Trondheim came into the lead after 21 minutes with a spectacular goal of Marco Asensio, but Franco Vazquez equalized four minutes before going on a break. Sevilla completely turned the match in their favor in the 72nd minute, when secure from the penalty spot was Evgen Konoplyanka. Sevilla in extra time remained with one less player, because Timothee Kolodziejczak received his second yellow card in the 93rd minute. Decisive goal scored Daniel Carvajal after solo raid down in 119th minute.
The new national coach of Argentina Edgardo Bauza will travel to Barcelona to talk with Leo Messi, to try to persuade the great ace to change his decision to withdraw from the national team. Messi made this decision after the defeat of Argentina by Chile in the final of the Copa America.
The legendary AC Milan defender Paolo Maldini could return to the club as sporting director. Italian media speculated that Adriano Galliani after 30 years will leave the club in order to run for President of the Serie A. The new owners of the club are planning some changes in the club and Maldini is supposedly their great desire.
Manchester City has engaged new signing for the next season, and it’s young defender John Stones, who spent the previous three seasons in Everton. British media reported that the transfer is worth 50 million pounds. Stones has signed a six-year contract, and is immediately registered for the match against Steaua in qualifications for the Champions League.
Greek champion Olympiacos terminated contract with the coach Victor Sanchez, it was announced on club’s official website. Sanchez was previously an assistant coach at the club and on June 23 has become head coach. Olympiacos was eliminated in the third qualifying round of the Champions League, after Hapoel was better in two matches and it is assumed that this is the main reason for the change on the bench of the Greek club.
Dutchman Frank de Boer is the new coach of Inter Milan, confirmed the Italian club, which on Monday left former coach Roberto Mancini. De Boer, who until recently was coach of Ajax, with Inter will sign a three-year contract.
Belgian defender Thomas Vermaelen has successfully passed the medical examinations and formally strengthened AC Roma, where will spend next season on loan from Barcelona.
At the Olympic Basketball Tournament last night and during the day been played matches of the second round in groups A and B. Spain has once again disappointed and after the defeat of the Croatia was defeated in the match with Brazil with the result 66:65. In a dramatic finish Marquinhos after offensive rebound scored point 5 seconds before the end of the match, and Sergio Lull missed shot for the win. In the remaining two meetings there were no surprises – the United States convincingly beat Venezuela with 113:69, while France routinely beat China with 88:60.
At the Olympic Basketball Tournament for women China was convincing against Senegal and triumphed with 101:64, Australia beat France with 89:71, while Belarus in the uncertain ending beat Brazil with 65:63. Late evening began the match between Turkey and Japan.
Turkish basketball player Enes Kanter because of his political beliefs changed his last name. Last name of the center of Oklahoma City Thunder is now Gulen as well as his role model Fethullah whom Turkish authorities considered responsible for a failed coup in mid-July.